Performing with Stage Fright

Performing with Stage Fright

I have stage fright. Ever since I can remember, I have always been incredibly anxious in public speaking situations. As a piano student, the thought of the biannual recital made my heart race, palms sweat, and mouth go dry. Still, I continue to push myself to perform,...
Performing with Stage Fright

Healthy is Beautiful

I am so thankful I only caught the tail-end of the “skinny = pretty” era. In middle school, low (and extra low) rise jeans and skin-tight shirts were the only things the “popular” girls wore, complete with Ugg boots and straightened hair. Thankfully, these trends...
Performing with Stage Fright

Why Aerial Dance?

I was asked the other day why I travel so far just for a “workout.” For most of us that come to Aerial Dance it’s much more than that.  One obvious reason is that is an amazing workout. It’s always different and fun, no two workouts are...
Fibromyalgia & Fitness

Fibromyalgia & Fitness

I contemplated titling this MY fibromyalgia and MY fitness, because I do believe each individuals pain and recovery journeys are very unique.  I also believe it’s important to share my journey because it has become increasingly positive and inspiring to me and I...
Performing with Stage Fright

Dancer

Since I was young, I wanted to be a dancer. I was obsessed with the thought of being a famous ballerina when I was five. In high school I was one of three dance captains for our pom pom team that my best friend’s mom put together. I enjoyed every minute of putting...
Performing with Stage Fright

Inclusivity and Pole Dance

There are as many reasons why someone wants to pole dance as there are people who pole dance. One of the most common reasons, though, is the empowerment and ownership of one’s sexuality that comes with learning the art. However, there is much debate within the pole...